Catherine Perloff

Catherine Perloff is Editor-in-Chief of the Tufts Daily. She is a junior majoring in political science and psychology and can be reached at Catherine.Perloff@tufts.edu


Letter from the Editor

As I prepared to start this semester, and to take the helm of The Tufts Daily, I won’t deny I was nervous. I was concerned that I would not be able balance the weight of a nearly 40-year-old-daily publication, a staff of around 200 and a commitment to paint an accurate and representative portrait of the […]


President Monaco highlights university accomplishments, challenges this year

The Tufts Daily met with University President Anthony Monaco to review the academic year and discuss key topics, construction projects and future plans for the university. The Tufts Daily (TD): You spoke a lot about some of the successes of the university this year. Could you speak about some of the challenges that we faced? Anthony Monaco […]


Letter from the Editor

In a democratic society, citizens not only have the obligation to make daily decisions that influence their neighbors but also the power to make change. Every day, we see examples big and small of people using their voices to force those in power to listen. Recently, the collective voices of hundreds of women started a national conversation […]


Events on the Hill: Week of Dec. 4

MONDAY President of the Republic of Croatia Details: Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović will give the Charles Francis Adams Lecture at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Where and When: ASEAN Auditorium; 5 p.m. TUESDAY “Statehouse Strategy: Finding Common Ground for the Commonwealth” Details: Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg and House Speaker Robert DeLeo will be speaking at a […]


Howard Dean encourages young people to organize at Tisch College event

Democratic politician Howard Dean spoke about his career in politics and the promise of young people, at a Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life-sponsored event on Wednesday in the Rabb Room. Political Science Department Chair Deborah Schildkraut moderated the event, entitled “Donuts with (Howard) Dean!,” in front of a full audience. Dean began by discussing how he […]


Events on the Hill: Week of Nov. 27

MONDAY “Childhood Trauma and Violent Extremism” Details: Dr. Heidi Ellis, director of the Boston Children’s Hospital Center for Refugee Trauma and Resilience, will speak about her research on how youth refugees’ experiences post-settlement may lead some to violent extremist ideology. The event is co-sponsored by ALLIES and the Child Development Association. When and Where: 6 p.m.; Cabot […]


Events on the Hill: Week of Nov. 13

MONDAY “How Can we Lead Social Change?” Details: Progressive activist Heather Booth will share advice on organizing to create social change at this Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life-sponsored lunch workshop. Booth is known for being at the forefront of organizing in support of many progressive causes in the late 20th century, including civil rights and […]


Events on the Hill: Week of Nov. 6

MONDAY “#StandingRock: Starting and Sustaining a Movement” Details: The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life will facilitate a conversation with two experts on indigenous activism. LaDonna Brave Bull Allard is the founder and director of Sacred Stone Camp, a center of resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline.  Cutcha Risling Baldy is an assistant professor of Native American studies […]


Events on the Hill: Week of Oct. 30

MONDAY “Senate Town Hall: Discussion on Capen Village & Spatial Inequity” Details: Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate will hold a town hall to discuss two large upcoming projects: the construction plans for Capen Village, which will consist of 15 wood-framed houses for upperclassmen, and the Brown and Blueprint Initiative, which is a series of listening […]


Events on the Hill: Week of Oct. 23

MONDAY “Startup Nation Tech Fair and Pitch Competition” Details: TAMID Group at Tufts is hosting an innovation trade show and student pitch competition. For the first hour and a half of the event, students will network with eight startup companies, and during the second half of the event, student entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas, with the […]


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